Treatments provided by Nihal Shah

Treatments

Conditions he specialises in treating include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Head and neck cancers
  • Cancers of unknown primary (CUP)

 

Treatments, operations and tests

Chemotherapy is a broad category of cancer treatments, covering the use of chemical substances as part of a therapeutic anti-cancer regime. Chemotherapy has a large range of possible treatment types and a great many treatment outcomes.
Cyberknife surgery is a non-invasive surgery for the treatment of tumours. The treatment uses highly targeted beams to radiation to remove tumours without the need for surgery. It can be a viable alternative for tumours that are otherwise inoperable.
High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU, or sometimes FUS for Focused Ultrasound) is an extremely precise medical procedure that applies high-intensity focused sonic energy to locally heat and destroy diseased or damaged tissue through ablation. HIFU is a hyperthermia therapy, a class of clinical therapies that use temperature to treat diseases. HIFU is also one modality of therapeutic ultrasound, involving minimally invasive or non-invasive methods to direct acoustic energy into the body.